where does the Windows Calculator store its settings?

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QUESTION :

Each time I start the Windows Calculator it uses the standard view. It doesn’t save the Scientific view, probably because my user account here at work doesn’t have write permissions to some part of the registry.

Where exactly is this setting stored?

ANSWER :

Aaron Margosis explains how to do this in his blog post Remembering Calculator and Character Map Settings.

Edit C:WINDOWSwin.ini and add

[SciCalc]  
layout=0

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